Category Walks

St George’s Gardens tour of the old graves

Next Saturday, 19 November, Dr Roger Bowdler will lead a lecture walk around the graves, starting at the Chapel of Rest at 12 noon. Don’t miss it. Friends of St George’s Gardens invite you to come along and join the walk. Roger knows more than anyone about the graves in St George’s Gardens. He worked […]

Breathe: Bloomsbury Festival 2022 walks and events

 Bloomsbury Festival 2022 features a whole host of events, including a number of fascinating walks and talks which covering a diverse range of topics. Take a look below at some of the highlights.   See Full Festival Programme Here Friends of St George’s Gardens are presenting a free event in their fascinating series on former occupants […]

Wellbeing walks from the Bloomsbury Squares -summer/autumn programme

Day Date Time Meet at Walk to See Mon 18.07.22 1100 Red Lion Square Russell Square Meet the Pope of Russell Square and his Cats Tue 26.07.22 1100 Marchmont Community Gdn Argyle Square gardens From dust heaps to gardens Wed 03.08.22 1100 Mecklenburgh Square Woburn Walk To the shops with a Georgian Queen and other […]

Tree walk in St George’s Gardens 15 May

Walk and Talk in the Gardens with Bob Gilbert 3.00 pm, Sunday 15 May Join this Spring walk and talk in the Gardens with the popular Bob Gilbert, arranged by Friends of St George’s Gardens. Bob is the author of ‘Ghost Trees – Nature and People in a London Parish’, and ‘The Green London Way’.  […]

Wellbeing walks – new season

The Association of Bloomsbury Squares and Gardens invites you on healthy, brisk walks around Bloomsbury with the expert Camden Guides.* Just turn up on the day for a one hour circular walk.Spaces limited – allocated on a first come, first served basis. Walks will go ahead in all weathers. Free of charge. Day Date Time […]

Bloomsbury autumn walks

Friends of St George’s Gardens are offering another Tree Talk with the ever popular Bob Gilbert.  Come along to the Gardens on Sunday  31 October at 2.30 p.m. to hear Bob’s stories about  ‘Autumn in the Gardens’.  The walk will look at seasonal changes; buds, bark, fruit and seeds, and animal behaviour, as the natural […]

Wellbeing walks through the Bloomsbury Squares

The Association of Bloomsbury Squares and Gardens invites you on healthy brisk daytime walks around Bloomsbury with our expert guides starting 30 July Just turn up on the day for a 1 hour circular walk. Spaces limited – allocated on a first come, first served basis. Walks will go ahead in all weathers. Free of […]

Bloomsbury Festival event in St George’s Gardens, 17 Oct

On Saturday October 17 at 2.30 p.m., from his grave in the Gardens, the ghost of William Nicholson, Georgian polymath, will join his biographer, Sue Durrell and the Ucell energy team from University College London for a walk and conversazione about his life at the crossroads of Georgian arts, literature, science and commerce. Tickets are […]

Bloomsbury walks during Urban Tree Festival 18 -19 May

Although the plane trees of Bloomsbury may be thought of as the distinctive feature of the area, two walks during this year’s Urban Tree Festival will also focus on the other interesting trees (and more) in three local squares. The walks are being offered by Camden Guides at 11.30 am to 12.45 on Saturday and […]

Bird watch in Bloomsbury’s squares

The recent walk carried out during RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch was successful in spotting a good variety of birds in the squares visited: Gordon Square, Woburn Square and Russell Square. To quote the walk leader (who runs weekly walks in Bloomsbury) it was an exceptionally good walk for this area.  The following birds were recorded […]